Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents

Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents, the No. 291 import by value totaled $79.84 million for the month of May, $445.05 million through May of 2020, and $1.14 billion for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$155.46 M
2South Korea$96.34 M
3Canada$43.48 M
4Taiwan$31.39 M
5Bahamas$23.38 M
6Japan$21.97 M
7Germany$16.85 M
8Brazil$12.22 M
9The Netherlands$10.99 M
10Singapore$8.37 M
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U.S. imports of Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents decreased 14.74 percent through May to $445.05 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents decreased 14.74 percent from $522 million to $445.05 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 291 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 287 for the last full year with a total value of $1.14 billion, a $269.66 million, 19.08 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first five months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass fell 29.05 percent compared to last year to $68.95 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 31.42 percent compared to last year to $61.15 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 28.06 percent compared to last year to $59.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.89 percent compared to last year to $31.63 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 42.75 percent compared to last year to $24.92 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $30.56 million, 16.43 percent, (34.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $16 million, 14.24 percent, (21.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $11.44 million, 20.83 percent, (9.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $2.64 million, 7.76 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bahamas decreased $5.3 million, 18.48 percent, (5.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.66 percent of all these Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $350.06 million of the $445.05 million total.

All totaled, 55.33 percent of all these Miscellaneous medical chemical re-agents imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $246.23 million of the $445.05 million total